This page lists short international study, work volunteering or research project experiences which can work around your degree, either taking place during vacations or during term time without extending your course length. The links provided have been brought to our attention through partner universities or by other means. We accept no responsibility for the authenticity of opportunities listed on external websites. If you are unsure of any offer advertised, please seek further information before applying.
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ONLINE - University of Vienna summer schools (1-4 weeks)
univie: summer schools are short programmes (one to four weeks) between July – September 2021.
They are open to international and local students, with a focus on those studying towards a master’s or doctoral degree.
This year the University of Vienna offer online and on-site schools.
- Our Image folder provides an overview on our univie: summer schools 2021
- General information on univie: summer schools can be found at https://international.univie.ac.at/en/summer-and-winter-schools/
- Detailed information on each programme can be found directly at their websites: https://international.univie.ac.at/en/summer-and-winter-schools/univie-summer-schools/
Trier University International summer school offering a four week intensive programme in August for German as a foreign language (www.ifk.uni-trier.de).
Dates: 2-27 August 2021
Application deadline: 15 July 2021
ONLINE - Aalto University Summer School
We are pleased to send you our brochure of Aalto University Summer School’s courses for summer 2021!
Our Summer School course topics this year include entrepreneurship, digital business, carbon-neutral construction and wellbeing architecture, as well as sustainable biomaterials. This year, all our courses are online or hybrid models - giving students the best opportunity to interact and network with their lecturers and other students from around the world! All courses are worth 6 ECTS and have rolling admission. Find our digital brochure here!
Fee: 50% reduced tuition as a student from a partner institution.
ONLINE - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Summer School (3 weeks)
Various modules including E-marketing for Tourism, Advanced Programming, Leadership Negotiation Techniques and Geography of Global Change
Dates: First period - 21 June to 9 July 2021; Second period - 12 to 30 July
More information here: www.uab.cat/barcelona-summer-school
ONLINE - International Summer Institute for Business Management (3 weeks)
- Modules in Business Communication, Entrepreneurship, Service Management and International Business through the Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria.
- 39 hours of contact time
- Dates: 5 -27 July 2021
Open to UG and PG students. Combination of synchronous and asynchronous classes online.
$3,937.50CAD cost of programme
- Application deadline: 18 June 2021
Courses delivered by Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management across various topics including Public Policies, Business Law, Entrepreneurship and Finance.
Brochure here: Solvay-Summer-School-Brochure-2021.pdf
More information here: Made by students for students! - Solvay Summer School
Dates: 13 - 22 August 2021
Application deadline: 30 June 2021
Free MOOCs available here: https://imoox.at/mooc/local/landingpage/courses.php
Most are taught in German, but there are some English taught courses.
2 week summer school due to take place in-person in Germany between 5-16 July 2021
Courses include Economics and Management; Public Health and Energy & Climate.
More information here: Overview (uni-bayreuth.de)
Applications open Spring 2021
Take short courses from 1 week+ with the University of Antwerp.
Courses across a wide variety of topics including Fashion Management, Companies crossing Borders and Europe: Diversity and Migration.
Plan to confirm whether summer school will take place online or in-person by 1 April 2021
More information here: Antwerp Summer University | University of Antwerp (uantwerpen.be)
Application deadlines vary by summer school
University of Granada’s Centro de Lenguas Modernas (CLM) have launched a program of free online language exchange sessions open to students from all over the world.
Free of charge
More information here: ONLINE LANGUAGE EXCHANGE - Formación en Línea CLM (clm-granada.com)
Takes place every Monday at 8pm Spanish time.
The following Bordeaux Summer Schools are scheduled for 2021. Courses taught in English.
Application deadline: TBC
- Advanced materials for energy storage and conversion
- African cities in 2030
- Artificial intelligence: learning and reasoning, the best of both worlds
- Social science education in globalization
Educating and empowering out world's future sustainability leaders in 8-10 days.
Seeking Engineering and GSD students.
- Ethics for Sustainable Development (Nepal)
- Water Resource Management & Sustainable Practices (Peru)
- Renewable Energy Innovation & Sustainability (Iceland)
- Disaster Mitigation & Nuclear to Renewable Transitions (Japan)
Find out more at https://thegreenprogram.com/p/r?id=14676